Two-Vehicle Accident At Merna Sends One To The Hospital

MERNA— A two-vehicle accident at the Highway 2/92 intersection resulted in one person being transported to Melham Medical Center with possible injuries. According to Custer County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Barrett Gibbons, a dark-colored Toyota SUV was traveling west and began to cross Highway 2.

At the same time, an unknown model silver vehicle was traveling southbound on Highway 2 when it impacted the passenger side of the SUV. The impact forced both vehicles onto a concrete island at the intersection.

Merna rescue transported the driver of the silver vehicle to the hospital with possible injuries. The driver of the Toyota was not transported. The Custer County Sheriff’s Office and Merna Fire and Rescue responded to the scene.

Airbags were deployed in both vehicles. The silver vehicle was totaled while the SUV was driven away from the scene.

Further details will be released when available.